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ILSB3263EngrossAmends the State Police Act. Provides that on and after the effective date of the bill, the Director of State Police shall not appoint auxiliary State policemen. Repeals provisions concerning auxiliary State policemen to make conforming changes.
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3261EngrossAmends the Abandoned Mobile Homes Act. Repeals and deletes provisions authorizing a municipality to remove and dispose of an abandoned mobile home within the municipality upon notice to each owner and each lienholder and provisions regarding various ...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3288EngrossAmends the State Property Control Act. Provides that the Board of Trustees of any public institution of higher education in this State is authorized to dispose of surplus real estate of that public institution of higher education. Specifies the manne...
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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3256EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides a person subject to bail under the Code for a Category B offense shall have $30 deducted from his or her monetary bail every day the person is incarcerated. Provides any sum of money deposited b...
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3504EngrossAmends the Collateral Recovery Act of 1934. Provides that no repossession agency employee may be issued a recovery permit if the person has been convicted of specified crimes. Makes changes concerning which crimes the Illinois Commerce Commission may...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3139EngrossAmends the Illinois Plain Language Task Force Act. Provides for plain language State government communications to the public. Modifies the definition of "plain language" to conform to the Plain Writing Act of 2010. Removes the representation interest...
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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2898EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that licensed medically complex for the developmentally disabled facilities (MC/DD) (rather than licensed long-term care facilities for persons under 22 years of age) that serve severely and chronically i...
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2018-05-23
[Hearing: May 29 @ 8:30 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018
ILSB2863EngrossAmends the Employer's Liability Rates Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a rate is excessive if it is likely to produce a long run profit that is unreasonably high for the insurance provided or if expenses are unreasonably high in ...
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
ILSB3101EngrossAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Contains provisions requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to create a State beneficiary mitigation plan in accordance with specified consent decrees. Provides that the Agency shall establish the Volksw...
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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3388EngrossAmends the Illinois Crime Reduction Act of 2009. Adds definition of "offender" and deletes definition of "violent offender". Provides that an offender who is charged with or convicted of a probation-eligible offense (rather than a non-violent offende...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3115EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that grant amounts under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may not vary on the basis of a TANF recipient's county of residence. Increases TANF grant amounts to: 30% of federal pov...
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0034EngrossAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-23
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
ILSB0035EngrossAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-23
Fiscal Note Filed
ILSB3404EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1628EngrossAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3488EngrossCreates the Anti-Registry Program Act. Provides that no agent or agency shall use any moneys, facilities, property, equipment, or personnel of the agency to participate in or provide support in any manner for the creation, publication, or maintenance...
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2018-05-23
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
ILSB3108EngrossAmends the Predator Accountability Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. Adds references to involuntary servitude and labor trafficking throughout the Act. Provides that a victim of involuntary servitude o...
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3508EngrossAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel i...
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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0337EngrossAmends the Child Care Act of 1969. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning background investigations.
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2018-05-23
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
ILSB2572EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no...
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2018-05-23
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
ILSB2899EngrossAmends the Illinois Promotion Act. Provides that moneys that are required to be deposited into the Tourism Promotion Fund from the proceeds of the tax imposed under the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act shall be deposited directly into the Tourism ...
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0355IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section regarding Medicaid co-payments.
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2018-05-23
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILSB0238IntroAmends the Local Solid Waste Disposal Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's short title.
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2018-05-23
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 012-002-000
ILSB2925EngrossAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall develop or approve a curriculum for a certified training program for school resource officers which shall consist of at least 40 hours ...
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2018-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
ILSB2387EngrossAmends the Illinois Trust and Payable on Death Accounts Act. Makes a technical change to the short title Section.
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2018-05-22
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
ILSB2892EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2019, in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than $40,000 per year. Removes a provision providing for a periodic teach...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3019EngrossAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that a manufacturer of beer that imports beer into this State must obtain a non-resident dealer's license and comply with certain provisions concerning recordkeeping and taxation. Provides that nothing ...
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2018-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie
ILSR1776IntroMourns the death of Julia "Becky" Lewis Smith.
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2018-05-22
Referred to Resolutions Consent Calendar
ILSB3276EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if the defendant is arraigned on or after the effective date of the bill, and the court fails to advise the defendant before the acceptance of a plea of guilty, guilty but mentally ill, or ...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3466EngrossAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make reasonable efforts to provide ongoing professional development to teachers, administrators, school board members, school resource officers, and staff on the appropriate and available supporti...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3285EngrossCreates the Illinois Home Grown Business Opportunity Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall develop an economic plan to assist businesses and municipalities located geographically close to bordering states. Provi...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3489EngrossAmends the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act. Provides that a person who is required to register under the Act may file a Petition to Review Registrant Status with the county where he or she is required to register, seeking...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2606EnrollAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each State agency entering into or maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under the Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by State funds. Provides th...
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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2660EnrollAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that unless prohibited by federal law, upon the death of a designated beneficiary, proceeds from an ABLE account may be transferred to the estate of a designated beneficiary, or to an account for another eligi...
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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILSB3509EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. In provisions prohibiting a municipality from requiring police officers to issue a specific number of citations within a designated period of time, removes an exclusion for municipalities with their own independent...
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2018-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILSB2378EngrossAmends the Community Self-Revitalization Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2343EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2868EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax checkoff for contributions to the Hunger Relief Fund.
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3266EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. In provisions concerning authorized fines, provides that an additional penalty is imposed in sentencing for an offense concerning vehicle wheel and axle loads and gross weights of: (1) $15 for each $40 of the f...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3295EngrossAmends the Code of Civil Procedure regarding a pleading or other document verified by certification. Provides that the pleading or other document may be used in the same manner as though sworn under oath without any further requirement that the docum...
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2018-05-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2433EnrollAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", "printed", and "protected class". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determini...
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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
ILSB3102EngrossAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a stored-value card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines terms.
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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILSB2557EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that whenever the appearance in person in court, in either a civil or criminal proceeding, is required of anyone held in a place of custody or confinement operated by the State or any of its pol...
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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILSB2577EngrossAmends the Use Tax Act and the Service Use Tax Act. Provides that, if a retailer or serviceman makes a sale to purchaser in Illinois from outside of Illinois, then that retailer or serviceman is considered to be "maintaining a place of business in th...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3511EngrossAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. In a provision concerning the Community Care Program, establishes the following rate increases in the wages paid by vendors to their employees who provide homemaker services: on July 1, 2018, rates shall be incre...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2411IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-18
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSB3605IntroAppropriates $12,500,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority for grants to the Illinois YouthBuild Coalition. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-05-18
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2896EngrossCreates the Illinois Bicentennial Office and Commission Act. Creates the Office of the Illinois Bicentennial. Provides for the duties and functions of the Bicentennial Office. Dissolves the Bicentennial Office on December 31, 2018. Creates the Illino...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3503EngrossAmends the Counties Code. Provides that on or before June 1, 2019, every facility that houses a circuit court room shall include at least one lactation room or area for members of the public to express breast milk in private that is located outside t...
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2018-05-17
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3260IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall establish or adopt an electronic system to allow an automotive recycler, scrap processor, repairer, or rebuilder to submit a report of any transaction that involves a vehicl...
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2018-05-17
Postponed - Transportation
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